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Analysis: Can Donald Trump Win?

Analysis: Can Donald Trump Win?

He has the brash demeanor, the outsized public persona and plenty of cash to fund a presidential campaign — but... Read »

Jun 16, 2015
Donald Trump: I'm Running for President

Donald Trump: I'm Running for President

Donald Trump is running for president, he announced Tuesday morning, promising to become "the greatest jobs... Watch »

Jun 16, 2015
Lawmakers Pass Budget Plan Ahead of Deadline

Lawmakers Pass Budget Plan Ahead of Deadline

California lawmakers passed a record $117.5 billion spending plan Monday that sends more money to public schools... Read »

Jun 16, 2015
Jeb Bush to Tout Stint as Fla. Gov. in 2016 Speech

Jeb Bush to Tout Stint as Fla. Gov. in 2016 Speech

Jeb Bush on Friday previewed his announcement that he's running for president, telling reporters that his upcoming... Read »

Jun 12, 2015
Florida Gov. Signs Bill to Require U.S. Made Flags

Florida Gov. Signs Bill to Require U.S. Made Flags

Cities, counties and the state of Florida will have to purchase state and American flags made in the United States... Read »

Jun 12, 2015
Iowa GOP Nixes Straw Poll as Hopefuls' Interest Wanes

Iowa GOP Nixes Straw Poll as Hopefuls' Interest Wanes

Republican leaders in Iowa have agreed to end the state's straw poll because of waning interest from presidential... Read »

Jun 12, 2015
Court Upholds Key Parts of Texas' Strict Anti-Abortion Law

Court Upholds Key Parts of Texas' Strict Anti-Abortion Law

A federal appeals court upheld key parts of Texas's strict anti-abortion law on Tuesday, a decision that could leave... Read »

Jun 9, 2015
Barbara Bush Celebrates 90th Birthday

Barbara Bush Celebrates 90th Birthday

Former first lady Barbara Bush is promoting literacy on her 90th birthday. Bush is lending her backing to a $7... Watch »

Jun 8, 2015
Cruz Sorry for Biden Joke During His

Cruz Sorry for Biden Joke During His "Time of Grief"

Republican presidential candidate Ted Cruz is apologizing for cracking a joke at Vice President Joe Biden's expense... Read »

Jun 4, 2015
Jeb Bush Announcement Coming June 15

Jeb Bush Announcement Coming June 15

Former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush tweeted early Thursday that he will make an announcement concerning a presidential run... Watch »

Jun 4, 2015
Judge Donated to Ex-Speaker's Campaign

Judge Donated to Ex-Speaker's Campaign

The judge overseeing the hush-money case of former U.S. House Speaker Dennis Hastert donated $1,500 to the... Read »

Jun 2, 2015
Former R.I. Gov. Chafee to Join Democratic 2016 Field

Former R.I. Gov. Chafee to Join Democratic 2016 Field

Former Rhode Island Gov. Lincoln Chafee is set to announce his campaign for president next week, NBC News... Read »

May 30, 2015
Former R.I. Gov. Lincoln Chafee to Join Democratic 2016 Field

Former R.I. Gov. Lincoln Chafee to Join Democratic 2016 Field

Former Rhode Island governor and senator Lincoln Chafee is set to join the growing list of politicians challenging... Read »

May 30, 2015
Analysis: Santorum Begins Iowa Campaign Without Key Staff

Analysis: Santorum Begins Iowa Campaign Without Key Staff

Former Pennsylvania Sen. Rick Santorum announced his second White House bid Wednesday afternoon — but several key... Read »

May 27, 2015
Clinton at NH Brewery: GOP Threatening Small-Business Jobs

Clinton at NH Brewery: GOP Threatening Small-Business Jobs

Republicans in Congress and GOP presidential hopefuls are threatening tens of thousands of small business jobs by... Watch »

May 22, 2015
Who Will Get Shut Out of GOP Debates?

Who Will Get Shut Out of GOP Debates?

No, the first GOP presidential debate won't contain umpteen candidates crammed onto a stage on August 6. Read »

May 21, 2015
Jim Kenney Wins Philly Mayoral Bid

Jim Kenney Wins Philly Mayoral Bid

Jim Kenney is one step closer to becoming Mayor of Philadelphia after winning the Democratic Party's nomination... Watch »

May 20, 2015
Should College Be Free? Bernie Sanders Says So

Should College Be Free? Bernie Sanders Says So

Independent Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders announced a proposal Tuesday that would make undergraduate tuition at... Watch »

May 19, 2015
It's Ryu vs. Ramsay in City Council District 4 Runoff

It's Ryu vs. Ramsay in City Council District 4 Runoff

Part of Hollywood will go to the polls Tuesday to elect its next Los Angeles City Council representative, leaving... Watch »

May 18, 2015
Christie, Paul Clash in NSA Surveillance Debate

Christie, Paul Clash in NSA Surveillance Debate

Republicans clashed over the future of government surveillance programs on Monday, highlighting a deep divide among... Read »

May 19, 2015

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